Danielle Marie Heilman and Benjamin Durig Ellwood were united in marriage at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Christ United Methodist Church, Wheeling, with the Rev. Dr. Timothy Allen and the Rev. Charles Ellwood, grandfather of the groom, officiating.
Parents of the bride are Jim and Debbie Heilman of Moundsville.
Parents of the groom are David and Dixie Ellwood of Wheeling.
Deven Koontz, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. Austin King served as best man.
Other attendants were Stacy Louk, Alicia Louk, Emily Ellwood, Cody Koontz, Chris Johnston, Scott Burech, Isabel Sprowl and Seth Wodusky.
A reception was held at the Hellenic Center, Wheeling.
The bride is a 2000 graduate of John Marshall High School and a 2004 graduate of West Liberty State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education. She is enrolled at West Virginia University to obtain a Master of Arts degree in literacy studies. She is employed by Marshall County Schools as a kindergarten teacher and the Wheeling Park Commission as a Speidel golf club supervisor.
The groom is a 2006 graduate of Wheeling Park High School and a 2010 graduate of Wheeling Jesuit University with a Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy. He is enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University to obtain a Master of Science degree in accountancy. He is employed by WesBanco Bank Inc. as a credit risk analyst.
After a wedding trip to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, the couple will reside in Wheeling.